Penwyllt

Penwyllt in Monochrome

I’ve long held a fascination for anything abandoned be it disused railway lines, industrial sites or mines. I’ve shared my exploration of these often little known locations from across the country on a number of occasions, but when it comes to exploring closer to home then Penwyllt is hard to Read more…

WWT Llanelli

Spooning at Penclacwydd

My parents came down to visit last weekend which may or may not explain the rapid deterioration in weather across south Wales. The forecast for Saturday in particular looked dreadful so it was a pleasant surprise waking to find only persistent showers. Clearly however our original plan of heading up Read more…

Farne island Seals

Northumbrian Sea Dogs

After the frankly ludicrous heatwave over Easter it was back to reality with a bump come May, a week of which we spent camping along the Northumberland coast at Seahouses. Our main objective for this trip was to get across to the Farne Islands where breeding birds promised to wow Read more…

Reed Warbler, Ham Wall

Reed Warbler at Ham Wall

This year, even with three months still left to go, has been one of my most enjoyable to date. Almost every weekend has seen us out and about both locally and further afield including over a month spent exploring the wilds of Scotland. Along the way we’ve experienced just about Read more…

Dipper

Dipping Through Waterfall Country

Of all the seasons autumn for me is the one which seems to pass the quickest. One minute it’s all lush vegetation and long sunny days, the next barren landscapes and lashings of rain. Somewhere in-between those classic vistas with which we’re all so familiar, of valleys bedecked in oranges Read more…